The latest information on people, foundations, non-profit organizations, associations, legislative bodies and companies who work tirelessly to raise hearing awareness, provide healthy hearing information and help those with hearing loss.
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Dr. William F. House explains how he overcame adversity and criticism to create life-changing treatments for hearing disorders including the cochlear implant.
Hearing specialists launch SecureEar to protect the ears from loud bangs but at the same time amplify the sounds of nature.
Since its inception in 1997, the Oticon Focus on People Awards has honored outstanding people with hearing loss who prove that hearing loss does not limit a person’s ability to live a full, productive and even, inspiring life.
The Oticon Foundation and American Academy of Audiology Foundation provided funding for the 2010 Future Leaders of Audiology Conference. Oticon strives to empower people to communicate, interact and participate, and audiology’s new leaders to advance this mission.
The Ida Institute announced four distinguished experts in hearing health and related disciplines to its Advisory Board. The Institute seeks to foster a better understanding of the human dynamics of hearing loss from its recognition to its resolution.
The Educational Audiology Association (EAA) has joined forces with ASHA on its Listen To Your Buds campaign to teach children the importance of valuing and protecting their hearing, a vital part of their life-long well-being.
The Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 will update current law to increase access to Internet, television, smart phones and other telecommunications technologies through improved interfaces, closed captioning, video description and other tools. Nondisabled people stand to benefit, too, from improved ease of use.
The NIDCD announces the launch of a new Spanish-language section of its popular website for parents of 8- to 12-year-olds, It’s a Noisy Planet, Protect Their Hearing.
Walk4Hearing events has kicked off in Pennsylvania, Chicago, and New England. In the next few months walks will be hosted in other cities across America. Join these free, fun events to get informed and motivated about hearing loss awareness.
The U.S. Access Board voted recently to develop regulations pertaining to classroom acoustics. Poor acoustics in the classroom can interfere with a student’s academic performance by hindering concentration and attention, reading, and spelling, as well as understanding speech.
Peter C. Fackler of Rochester, New York, has been named president of the Board of Trustees of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the nation’s largest organization for people with hearing loss.
The recent Coalition for Global Hearing Health Conference allowed ISA’s Humanitarian Committee to also meet one of its four goals.
Leading universities look to integrate Ida Principles and Tools into Audiology Curriculum.
Canadian leaders in speech, language and hearing were honoured for contributions to the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) honors Annie Glenn for her many years of advocacy on behalf of people with communication disorders.
Sedona AZ - Auricle Ink Publishers announces the release of The Consumer Handbook on Hearing Loss and Noise. Noise is the number 1 most preventable cause of hearing loss worldwide.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, in partnership with the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA), is accepting nominations for the 2011 Safe-in-Sound Innovation in Hearing Loss Prevention Award.
Brain injuries are the number one killer and disabler of people under the age of 44 in Canada. Research indicates that 80 to 100 percent of individuals with a brain injury will have some form of communication disorder.
Get accurate information about hearing loss, its causes and what to do about it by viewing the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) series of seven, four-minute, captioned videos on hearing loss.
AG Bell announced today that Donald M. Goldberg, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/A, FAAA, LSLS Cert. AVT, has been selected by the AG Bell Board of Directors as the association's president-elect for the 2010-2012 term.
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, an annual event that raises awareness about communication and hearing disorders, and promotes screening and treatment. Various studies have shown untreated hearing impairment can cause feelings of isolation and depression, create safety issues and lower earning power.
May is Speech and Hearing Awareness Month and although many of us take our abilities to hear and speak for granted, communication skills are vital to our fundamental development and the function of our everyday lives. Millions of families live with the challenges of speech, language and hearing disorders.
House Ear Institute (HEI) has partnered with 97.1 AMP Radio station for AMP’s College Invasion taking place on college campuses throughout Southern California during the month of April.
The American Academy of Audiology, on behalf of audiologists, and the Hearing Loss Association of America, on behalf of people with hearing loss announce a collaborative public...
Rockville, MD-January 28, 2010- The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) recently awarded $378,000 to 39 individuals in support of...
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